31 days in Middle East Itinerary

31 days in Middle East Itinerary

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
— 5 nights
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
— 6 nights
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Muscat, Oman
— 5 nights
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Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
— 1 night
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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
— 2 nights
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Doha, Qatar
— 5 nights
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Manama, Bahrain
— 3 nights
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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

— 5 nights
Take a trip to Abu Dhabi to discover a modern metropolis built on a strip of land jutting out into the Persian Gulf.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque and Qasr Al Hosn. Get a sense of the local culture at Heritage Village and Louvre Abu Dhabi. Spend the 28th (Mon) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. There's still lots to do: find something for the whole family at Ferrari World Abu Dhabi, buy something for everyone on your list at Marina Mall, appreciate the history behind The Founder's Memorial, and don't miss a visit to The Corniche.

To see reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Abu Dhabi trip planner.

London, UK to Abu Dhabi is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Gulf Standard Time (GST), which is usually a 4 hour difference. Traveling from London in February, expect Abu Dhabi to be much hotter, temps between 30°C and 19°C. On the 3rd (Thu), you'll travel to Dubai.

Things to do in Abu Dhabi

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours · Theme Parks
Find places to stay Feb 26 — Mar 3:

Dubai, United Arab Emirates

— 6 nights

City of Gold

Take a holiday in Dubai to experience a mix of excitement, entertainment, and relaxation.
Al Fahidi Fort and Bastakia Quarter are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Jumeirah Public Beach and Marina Beach. Spend the 4th (Fri) exploring nature at Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve. Make the 6th (Sun) an unforgettable day with an extreme tour. There's still lots to do: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, see Off-Road Tours, take in panoramic vistas at Burj Khalifa, and browse the different shops at Souk Madinat Jumeirah.

To see photos, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Dubai trip planner.

You can drive from Abu Dhabi to Dubai in 1.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and subway; or take a bus. March in Dubai sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Muscat.

Things to do in Dubai

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Beaches

Side Trip

Find places to stay Mar 3 — 9:

Muscat, Oman

— 5 nights
The capital and largest city of Oman, the coastal city of Muscat boasts numerous historical sites and pristine modern developments.
Get some cultural insight at Bait Al Zubair and The National Museum of Oman. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Yitti Beach and Qurum Beach. When in Muscat, make a side trip to see Daymaniyat Islands Nature Reserve in Seeb, approximately Seeb away. And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Pebble Beach, get all the equipment you need at Latitude Expeditions 4x4, make a trip to Corniche, and get outside with Outdoor Activities.

To see traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Muscat trip planner.

You can fly from Dubai to Muscat in 4 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can fly to Jeddah.

Things to do in Muscat

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 9 — 14:

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

— 1 night

The Bride of the Red Sea

The commercial and entertainment capital of Saudi Arabia, Jeddah offers a dazzling range of sites and activities combined with mouthwatering cuisine.
On the 15th (Tue), make a trip to Nassif House Museum, then enjoy the sand and surf at Jeddah Water Front Park, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Khadija Baghlaf Mosque, and finally admire the local landmark of King Fahd's Fountain.

To find reviews, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read our Jeddah itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Muscat to Jeddah takes 7 hours. The time zone changes from Gulf Standard Time to Arabian Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. In March, daily temperatures in Jeddah can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to fly to Riyadh.

Things to do in Jeddah

Historic Sites · Beaches · Outdoors · Parks
Find places to stay Mar 14 — 15:

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

— 2 nights
As the nation's capital, Riyadh represents a hub of commerce, culture, and transport.
On the 16th (Wed), steep yourself in history at Masmak Fortress, then examine the collection at National Museum, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of King Khalid Grand Mosque. On the next day, take in the spiritual surroundings of Al Rajhi Grand Mosque and then admire the landmark architecture of Kingdom Centre Tower.

To see other places to visit, photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Riyadh online road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Jeddah to Riyadh takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In March, Riyadh is slightly colder than Jeddah - with highs of 32°C and lows of 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) to allow enough time to fly to Doha.

Things to do in Riyadh

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping
Find places to stay Mar 15 — 17:

Doha, Qatar

— 5 nights
Doha, Qatar's capital city, draws visitors with its constant development and expansion, making it a destination on the rise.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Museum of Islamic Art and Sheikh Faisal Bin Qassim Al Thani Museum. Visit Sealine Beach and Khor Al Udaid Beach for some beach relaxation. Change things up with these side-trips from Doha: Dukhan Beach (in Dukhan) and Al Khor Park (in Al Khor). There's still lots to do: take in the pleasant sights at Souq Waqif, walk around Aspire Park, don't miss a visit to The Corniche, and see the interesting displays at Msheireb Museums.

To see reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Doha online vacation planner.

Traveling by flight from Riyadh to Doha takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In March in Doha, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can drive to Manama.

Things to do in Doha

Parks · Museums · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 17 — 22:

Manama, Bahrain

— 3 nights
Bahrain's capital and largest city, Manama serves as a commercial and financial hub, keeping pace with other Gulf capitals dominating this part of the world.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Bahrain National Museum and Beit Al Qur'an. Get in touch with nature at Al Dar Islands and Al Areen Wildlife Sanctuary. And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Al-Fatih Mosque (Great Mosque), buy something for everyone on your list at Moda Mall - Bahrain World Trade Center, examine the collection at Bahrain Military Museum, and delve into the distant past at Qal'at al-Bahrain.

To see maps, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Manama trip maker app.

Traveling by car from Doha to Manama takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. When traveling from Doha in March, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Manama: temperatures range from 30°C by day to 22°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to catch the flight to Kuwait City.

Things to do in Manama

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 22 — 25:

Kuwait City, Kuwait

— 3 nights
Kuwait City, the country's capital and largest urban area, combines many of the aspects of a modern, rich city of the Gulf region, with a more rugged and ordinary core.
Visiting Al Shaheed Park and Green Island will get you outdoors. Get a sense of the local culture at Bait Al Outhman Museum and Kuwait National Museum. And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Grand Mosque, see the interesting displays at Dar Al Athar Al Islamiya, and admire the landmark architecture of Kuwait Towers.

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Traveling by flight from Manama to Kuwait City takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Manama in March, Kuwait City is slightly colder at night with lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to fly back home.

Things to do in Kuwait City

Museums · Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Mar 25 — 28: